What is a Title 1 reading Program?

Title I (Elementary and Secondary Education Act) is a federally funded program designed to meet the academic needs of students in schools with a high percentage of free and reduced lunch. Our job is to provide your child with reading strategies and instruction to help him/her to be more successful in the classroom.

Is Reading Recovery a federal program?

The ongoing priority for Reading Recovery administrators is to support Reading Recovery with a stable and long-term funding stream. In some districts that may be local funding, in other districts it will be federal, and still others will use a mix of federal, state, and local funding.

What is Reading Recovery program?

Reading Recovery is an early intervention program to help low-achieving 6-year-olds learn to read. Clay, Reading Recovery provides an alternative to traditional reading practices for educationally disadvantaged and learning-disabled students (Lyons, 1991).

How does the Reading Recovery program work?

Reading Recovery is a short-term intervention for first graders having extreme difficulty with early reading and writing. Specially trained teachers work individually with students in daily 30-minute lessons lasting 12 to 20 weeks.

What are Title 2 schools?

Title II, A funding is intended to support teachers, principals, and other school leaders in their work to improve the overall quality of instruction and ensure equity of educational opportunity for all students.

What can you spend Title 1 money on?

Title I funds ARE NOT limited only to instructional costs (such as teachers). According to federal law, Title I funds can be used for non-instructional costs (behavior supports, attendance programs, community/parent engagement) if these costs are shown to help improve student achievement.

Why is Reading Recovery bad?

The reason, Tunmer adds, was that while “Reading Recovery temporarily increases the rate of reading development, [the program] has little or no effect on the development of those reading-related skills that are essential for lasting progress—phonological awareness, syntactic awareness and phonological recoding.”

Does Reading Recovery teach phonics?

1. Does Reading Recovery teach phonics? Yes. Reading Recovery teachers give specific and explicit attention to letters, sounds, and words, both while reading and writing extended text and as direct instruction.

What does a Reading Recovery lesson look like?

A Reading Recovery lesson is 30+ minutes of intense one-on-one work daily. They then read several books that they have previously read to build fluency and to continue to practice all of the strategies young readers need to use. Next, they read the book that was new to them at the end of their lesson the day before.

Is Reading Recovery a Tier 3 intervention?

Reading Recovery is used as part of a systemic intervention model for academics. Within that model, children who do not make progress with classroom instruction (Tier I) are provided Reading Recovery as an intensive intervention (Tier II) before any referral to special education (Tier III).

What is better reading partners?

Better Reading Support Partners is an Every Child Counts intervention for children in Years 1 to 10 who have fallen behind at reading. provides a relaxed environment that gives the child the time and space both to practise and apply their skills and to talk about their reading with an interested adult.

What is the difference between Title 1 and Title 3?

The largest funding allocation, Title I, earmarks funds to improve basic programs and ensure economically and socially disadvantaged students receive equal opportunity for access to a quality education. Title III provides funding to support EL students and their families.